Notice of Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps Nevada

Thank you for your interest in AmeriCorps funding. This page contains information about the process for applying for AmeriCorps grants funded by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) through Nevada Volunteers. These grants are awarded to organizations that will place AmeriCorps members in service solely in Nevada. Selected organizations receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that will engage members in service to meet critical Nevada needs.

 

2017 AmeriCorps State and National Grants Current Notice of Funding Opportunity

Targeted – Healthy Futures and Safer Communities

Important Targeted NOFO Dates

  • April 26, 2017 – Final application Deadline:  Applications are due in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST

Technical Assistance Webinars

Pre-Recorded Webinars

  • Understand AmeriCorps and Determining Organizational Fit  This session will help interested applicants understand the fundamentals of AmeriCorps programming and questions that need to be considered to determine if they have the capacity to implement and manage an AmeriCorps program.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Program Design and Logic Models  This session will help applicants understand the key areas of AmeriCorps program design. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of logic models, an essential component of operational grants and a component that must be developed during the course of a planning grant. To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements  This session will walk interested applicants through the required components of the 2017-18 Narrative; what makes a strong 2017-18 narrative; the requirements around national performance measurements; and key documents that will help inform final decisions on performance measurement selection.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the NOFO Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements PP with notes
  • Budget and NOFO Requirements This session will provide insight into the various grant types, budget components and payment methods for AmeriCorps funding. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the budget related requirements for 2017-18 NOFO. To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the AmeriCorps Budget and NOFO Requirements PP  and  2017 NOFO FAQs

 

Other AmeriCorps Programs (VISTA, NCCC) Application Information 

 

Past 2017 AmeriCorps State and National Grants Notice of Funding Opportunities

Planning Grants

Important Planning Grant Dates

  • December 20, 2016 – Special Planning NOFO Released
  • February 7, 2017- Conference Call With Prospective Planning Grant Applicants 2:00 p.m.  Watch recording  here.  (Begins at 15:10)
  •  March 10, 2017 – Application Deadline: Applications are due in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  •  June 10, 2017 – Applicant Notification: Successful applicants will be notified no later than June 10. 2017

Technical Assistance Webinars

Pre-Recorded Webinars

  • Understand AmeriCorps and Determining Organizational Fit  This session will help interested applicants understand the fundamentals of AmeriCorps programming and questions that need to be considered to determine if they have the capacity to implement and manage an AmeriCorps program.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Program Design and Logic Models  This session will help applicants understand the key areas of AmeriCorps program design. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of logic models, an essential component of operational grants and a component that must be developed during the course of a planning grant. To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements  This session will walk interested applicants through the required components of the 2017-18 Narrative; what makes a strong 2017-18 narrative; the requirements around national performance measurements; and key documents that will help inform final decisions on performance measurement selection.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the NOFO Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements PP with notes
  • Budget and NOFO Requirements This session will provide insight into the various grant types, budget components and payment methods for AmeriCorps funding. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the budget related requirements for 2017-18 NOFO. To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the AmeriCorps Budget and NOFO Requirements PP  and  2017 NOFO FAQs

Important Formula and Competitive Grant Dates

  • January 10, 2017 – Competitive Application Deadline:   Applications are due to Nevada Volunteers in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  • January 18, 2017 – Competitive Application Deadline:  Applications are due to CNCS in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  • February 10, 2017 – Formula Application Deadline:    Applications are due in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  • May 15, 2017 – Competitive Applicant Notification:  Successful competitive applicants will be notified no later than May 15, 2017
  • June 10, 2017 – Formula Applicant Notification:  Successful formula applicants will be notified no later than June 10, 2017

 

Technical Assistance

Handouts

Nevada Volunteers Program Development resources for Opioid AmeriCorps Program Development

Nevada Volunteers is pleased to announce that we received a program development grant to support Nevada organizations to develop a program design that would deploy AmeriCorps members to address Nevada’s opioid issue.  Organizations selected for this additional training and coaching would then apply for national service funding through the currently open NOFO or through a special NOFO not yet released, but expected to have a deadline no later than May 2017. Learn more about this process here!